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Florida Brass continues to grow, appoints Wilson to post

Florida Brass All-Alumni Senior Drum & Bugle Corps recently announced the appointment of John Wilson (former Yankee Rebels member) as business manager. The corps is less than one year old, organized last February.

Today the corps has grown into a respectable size and continues to expand at each rehearsal. It is called “all-alumni” because it includes individuals who have marched with corps across the country including the Sunrisers, Hawthorne Caballeros, St. Kevin’s Emerald Knights, Jacksonville Buccaneers, Air Force,...

January 23, 2004

Kilties extend invitation to alumni

Former members of the Kilties Drum and Bugle Corps are being invited to participate in a new message board and forum set up specifically for them.

“It is important to the Kilties as an organization and as a family to extend a welcome to our alumni to again be an integral part of our organization,” said Executive Director Mike Phillips. “We are truly a family in every sense of the word, and we want a channel for our alumni to reconnect with one another as well as be informed as to what is happening with the corps at all...

January 23, 2004

Performers from many corps will join Renegades for Chinese New Year parade

Renegades (San Francisco, CA)
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January 23, 2004

Items sought for DCW’s next Historic Record Auction

The 22nd annual Historic Record Auction will appear in the March 2004 edition of Drum Corps World. The issue will be mailed to subscribers on Thursday, February 12. The listing of available items will also be posted on this Web site at the same time.

Drum corps fans who would like to sell all or part of their collection are asked to consider selling through this proven auction. Details on how the auction works can be found by clicking here.

The following types of items will be accepted:

* Record albums
* Compact discs

January 19, 2004

Major contest dates set for summer of ’04

The upcoming season promises to be full of exciting and competitive events for both the junior and senior segments of the drum and bugle corps activity worldwide. While the final schedules aren’t ready for any of the circuits, the following dates are firm for Drum Corps International, Drum Corps Associates and Drum Corps Midwest and several of the foreign association’s major competitions and events:

* June 26 (Saturday) in Louisville, KY — DCI’s second-year show, eight or more corps, at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium.

*...

January 19, 2004

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Drum Corps World is published as an on-line electronic magazine by Sights & Sounds, Inc., Madison, WI. It is supported by advertising from manufacturers, service providers, corps, circuits and show sponsors. The publication began in October 1971 at the same time Drum Corps International was formed and has been produced continuously as a tabloid newspaper until April 2011 and on the Internet since May 2011. It is released monthly, as well as six additional e-mail blasts, one in late June, three during July and two in August.

The worldwide staff of writers and photographers provide show reviews during the season and interviews, feature articles, news and human interest stories during the off-season. The photographs that appear in the magazine are provided by 27 staff members who are scattered around the world. The publication covers World and Open Class Drum Corps International corps, Open and Class A Drum Corps Associates corps, alumni, mini-, parade and standstill units, as well as the growing activity in Europe, the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Philippines and South Africa.